How Family Friendly is Your Workplace?
Parents At Work has partnered with UNICEF Australia to improve work life wellbeing, inclusion and equity outcomes for families by introducing a set of certifiable National Work + Family Standards for employers.
What is a Family Friendly Workplace?
Family Friendly Workplaces strive to reduce the tension that exists between work and family by embedding and promoting policies and practices that genuinely support employees to thrive at work and at home.
Why be Family Friendly?
There is a compelling economic and social argument that investing in a family-friendly workplace culture is good for employees, businesses, and the wider economy learn more.
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The Business Case for Action
46% Parents and Carers
believe commitment to their job is questioned if using flexible work arrangements
1 in 4 Employees
are actively looking or considering leaving their employer in the next 12 months due to difficulties combining their job with family responsibilities
62% of Employees
report difficulties looking after their own mental and physical health as they attempt to balance competing work and family responsibilities
1 in 5 Parents and Carers
are not comfortable talking to their manager about the need for work and family leave
Reference: National Working Families Report 2019